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CALL FOR ARTISTS: MILLENNIAL YELL! DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2011
1699 Lexington Avenue
Lower Level
New York, NY 10029


May 13th, 2011 - June 15th, 2011
Opening: 
May 13th, 2011 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
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CALL FOR ARTISTS: MILLENNIAL YELL!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011

Art for Change (AfC) is seeking proposals for artworks for its upcoming exhibition, Millennial Yell!, at the Art for Change gallery, July 29, 2011–October 15, 2011. AfC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides a forum for creating innovative art and media programs that inspire people to take an active role in social justice. By merging art and community, AfC provides a space to explore social issues and celebrate the richness of cultural diversity.

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Millennial Yell! explores the distinct characteristics of a new wave of revolution sweeping across the globe sparked by youth of the Millennial generation. What do Tahrir Square and the DREAM Act have in common? Egyptian youth organized a revolution using the Internet, while thousands of youth launched a social media campaign to pressure U.S. Congress to pass the Dream Act. The “Millennials,” the last generation born in the 20th century, have been characterized by technological savvy, informed passion for public service, and collaborations towards pragmatic solutions with measurable goals over idealist visions. How are the youth of the Millennial generation redefining revolution and activism? How will reported preference for individual action among this generation rather than participation in traditional political platforms impact our future political system? How will this sea change of communication affect connections between nations and their diasporas or erosion of borders?

HOW TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL

Interested artists may submit proposals for artworks related to the theme described above. Artworks may include, but not limited to, painting, drawing, photography, video, sculpture, music, performance, interactive art, design, or site-specific installation. Proposals must include an Artist Statement describing in detail the proposed artwork and its relevance to the exhibition theme. Artists are encouraged to do further reading on the topic to inspire poignant ideas. Proposals must be received by midnight on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, to be eligible.

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR PROPOSAL:

  • Artist Contact Info: Name, Address, Phone, Email Address, Website Address
  • Proposed Artwork Info: Title, Date, Material, Size (Height x Width x Depth)
  • Artist Bio (1 paragraph)
  • Artist Statement (1-2 paragraphs)
  • 2-5 images proposed work or past work: 300 dpi or lower, no larger than 2MB each (please specify which work you are proposing for this exhibition)

EMAIL PROPOSALS WITH “MILLENNIAL YELL!” AS SUBJECT HEADING TO: AFCexhibitions@gmail.com. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Marrero at: 917-951-9924. Thank your interest!

 


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